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Obituaries

Obituaries

Dennis A. Thompson 1943 - 2008 Lawrence

Private family services for Dennis A. Thompson, 64, Lawrence, will be at a later date.Mr. Thompson died Thursday, July 10, 2008, at the Leavenworth Veterans Affairs Hospital in Leavenworth.He was born on Sept. 26, 1943, in Fort Bragg, Calif., the son of Albert Wallace and Evelyn Deloris Sillen Thompson.Mr. Thompson worked for the Santa Fe Railway as a clerk for 23 years. He also worked in Kansas University's Facilities Operations department for 15 years.He married Carlene Mae Nelson on Nov. 5, 1962, in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Denice Kieffer Lally and husband, David, Sunbury, Ohio, and Debbie A. Ward and husband, Gary, Lawrence; and four granddaughters, Brandie, Brooke, Taylor and Avery.The family suggests memorials to the Dennis Thompson Memorial Fund, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent to <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Thompson.